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Hezekiah becomes king over Judah in place of his father King Ahaz.

Hoshea ... Elah ... Zechariah

These are the names of men. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)


This is the name of a woman. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)

He did what was right in the eyes of Yahweh

"In the eyes" here is a metaphor for Yahweh's attention and care. AT: "King Hezekiah did what was right to Yahweh" or "Hezekiah did things that Yahweh said are right" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/ahaz
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/kingdomofjudah
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/reign
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/jerusalem
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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/yahweh
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